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Erica Winfield - Host of her own brand new talk show “The Tea”
Former news journalist turned talk show host she is anxious ready to make her mark amongst her peers in the industry. She is no nonsense, fair and witty. She is somewhat sophisticated but not afraid of confrontation. She is always ready to battle with anyone who dare look down upon her as if she hasn’t earned paid her dues to get where she is; she will be heard! Think mix between Wendy Williams and Oprah Winfrey.
African American Female, Medium Height, 25-40 years of age. Well dressed, bubbly, energetic, well spoken, ambitious, confident and driven. Must have an extremely strong voice and stage presence, great comedic timing and know how to work a crowd.
King Solomon -Whose name means “Peace”
The wisest man who ever lived. A wealthy and wise king of Israel who succeeded his father, King David. He was a talented writer, poet and architect. Known for having 700 wives and 300 concubines; he was gifted by God with immeasurable riches and wisdom, yet he squandered it all by disobeying God’s commandments.
African American Male, Tall, well dressed, good physique 25-40 years of age. Arrogant, cocky, obsessed with accumulation of worldly possessions, persuasive and smooth -talking personality. Must have a commanding presence and voice of a mighty King. Great comedic timing is a plus.
Noah – Whose name means “Comfort” “Long Lived” or “Rest”
First architect and shipbuilder of the world. At the age of 600 years old he was the builder of the Ark that allowed him and his family to be the only survivors of the Great Flood. Noah was a righteous man and walked faithfully with God. He obeyed and trusted God.
African American Male, medium height, 50-65 years of age. Humble, meek and fatherly personality. Also, funny and witty! Must have a commanding voice and stage presence.
Moses – Whose name means “Pull Out" or "to Draw Out"
A prophet and leader of the Israelite nation whom God chose to lead out from Egyptian bondage and Pharaoh’s rule to the promised land of Israel. He had personal interactions with God which lead to God handing down to Moses the Ten Commandments created specifically for the nation of Israel.
African American Male, medium height, 50-65 years of age. Humble, slightly fearful but authoritative. He had sincere reverence for God, and will not let anyone intimidate him. Must have a commanding voice and stage presence.
Adam -Whose name means “To Make” “The Ground” or “Earth”
Gardener, and farmer. Father of the human race; the first person to made in the image of God and first human to share an intimate relationship with God. Was instructed to rule over the earth and all living things with his wife, Eve. He made a mistake and was partly responsible for sin entering the world.
African American Male, Medium Height, 25-40 years of age. Hypocrite, neglectful of his responsibilities and role as a man; easily tempted by Eve, not willing to take responsibility for his own actions. Must have a commanding voice and stage presence; great comedic timing is a plus.
Eve- Whose name means “Life” or “Living” The first woman.
Known as the first woman, mother and wife on earth. She was made by God as a reflection of his image to be a helper to Adam. She was deceived by Satan in the Garden of Eden.
African American female, 25-35 years of age. Inexperienced, naïve, impulsive and easily deceived into doubting God’s goodness. Not willing to take personal responsibility for her own actions. Must have a strong voice and stage presence; great comedic timing is a plus.
Judas - Whose name means “He shall be praised” has become synonymous with “Traitor”
Known as the “betrayer of Jesus Christ!” One of the original 12 disciples who walked with, and studied under Jesus up until he was crucified. He allowed his own selfish desires to cloud his judgement. Motivated by greed and power!
African American Male, Medium Height, 25-35 years of age. A thief, disloyal, motivated by greed and power. He is also remorseful, and extremely apologetic. Must have a commanding voice and stage presence, great comedic timing is a plus.
Queen Jezebel – Whose name means “impure” or “unclean”
Queen of Israel and wife of King Ahab. Associated today with women who are evil and deceitful and utterly wicked. Her goal was to establish Baal worship throughout Israel and turn people away from God.
African American Female, Medium Height, 35-45 years of age. Well dressed, beautiful, Intelligent, cunning, and confident. Also, deceitful, manipulative selfish, immoral and wicked. She has great influence over others who are in her presence. Must have a strong voice and stage presence; great comedic timing is a plus.
Queen Athaliah – Whose name means “Afflicted by God”
Queen of Judah and daughter of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel. Just as evil as her parents she was an idol worshipper. Athaliah rivaled the wickedness of the kings who came before and after her. She used her influence to further establish Baal worship in Judah, installing priests and building altars for her idol in the very temple of God.
African American Female, Medium Height, 20-30 years of age. Well dressed, Intelligent, cunning, and confident. Also, deceitful, manipulative, selfish immoral and wicked. She has great influence over others who are in her presence. Must have a strong voice and stage presence; great comedic timing is a plus.
Queen Delilah – Whose name means “temptress” or “seducer”
The “temptress” and central figure of Samson’s love story and tragedy. Delilah took a sum of money to collaborate with rulers from her hometown in Philistia, in a scheme to uncover the secret of Samson's great strength. She tricked him into revealing the secret of his strength, then betrayed him to the Philistines.
African American Female, Medium Height, 20-30 years of age. Well dressed, pretty, charming and slightly immature. Also, deceitful, manipulative, selfish, immoral and wicked. Will do anything if the price is right. Must have a strong voice and stage presence; great comedic timing is a plus.
Pharaoh, King of Egypt – Whose name means “Great House”
Pharaoh held absolute power in Egypt. Pharaoh opposed and was the direct enemy of Moses and the God of Israel. He used the Hebrews as slaves to build, expand and preserve Egypt’s territory. Pharaoh trusted in himself and his false gods, rather than God of Israel, which is the most common form of idolatry. He refused to acknowledge Yahawah as the One True God.
African American Male, Tall, well dressed, good physique 25-40 years of age. Arrogant, cocky, and full of himself. Must have a commanding presence and voice of a mighty King.
Wives and Concubines
Women from foreign and neighboring countries whom King Solomon married and/or had relations with. These women turned Solomon’s heart away from God and pulled him into the sin of idolatry. Many were used to bear children, and was a much more suitable option than prostitution, homelessness or death.
African American Female, Medium Height, 20-30 years of age. Well dressed, pretty, charming and immature. Must have a strong voice and stage presence.
Audience Members (Need 4)
Will be strategically placed in the audience to offer questions, comments and dialogue with the characters who are being interviewed by the talk show host.
Bubble, energetic, well spoken, and confident. Must have an extremely strong voice and stage presence, great comedic timing is a plus.
Date, time and location will be given upon receipt of registration. NON UNION ACTORS ONLY. Pre-registration required for auditioning process. To register you MUST complete the audition registration form below. Please come dressed for the role you are reading for as well. Lastly please download the audition application, (bottom of page) fill out completely, and email to firstname.lastname@example.org. All auditions will be video taped. If auditioning for a singing role please be prepared to render a few bars of the selection that will be provided to you. Accompaniment will be provided.
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